Southwest Airlines Warns Of Possible Furloughs For Nearly 7,000 EmployeesSouthwest is operating far fewer flights, and it asked unions in October for help with “overstaffing costs” that it estimates will amount to more than $1 billion in 2021.
Southwest Airlines Plans $100M Maintenance Hangar In DenverThe Dallas-based airline announced plans Wednesday for the 130,000-square-foot hangar that can fit three Boeing 737 aircraft.
Southwest Losing Millions Weekly In Labor Fight, CEO SaysA spike in Southwest Airlines planes ruled out of service for mechanical issues is costing the carrier millions each week because of delayed and canceled flights, the CEO says.
Concerns Raised About Passenger Safety Over Foreign Airplane Repair Work The labor union representing American Airlines mechanics and ground crews has hired a firm run by the former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security to investigate if foreign repair work on planes is putting passengers at risk.
High Court To Hear Dispute Over Public Sector Union FeesA Supreme Court dispute over public-sector union fees could sap the finances of organized labor and further erode the power of the nation's labor movement.
Few Options Remain After College Labor Union BlockedLabor activists vowed not to abandon their fight to organize college sports teams after the National Labor Relations Board blocked a historic bid by Northwestern University football players.
SCOTUS: Public Union Can't Make Nonmembers Pay FeesThe Supreme Court says public sector unions can't collect fees from home health care workers who object to being affiliated with a union.
Big Win, But Long Road Ahead For College UnionThe road to a union for college athletes faces a long legal process. Many legal experts believe the case could ultimately wind up before the U.S. Supreme Court, and it may take years to get there.